Not Incrementing

Victor Subervi victorsubervi at
Fri Jan 1 08:47:02 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 3:46 PM, MRAB <python at> wrote:

> Victor Subervi wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 3:01 PM, MRAB <python at<mailto:
>> python at>> wrote:
>>    Victor Subervi wrote:
>>        On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 1:01 PM, Dave Angel <davea at
>>        <mailto:davea at> <mailto:davea at
>>        <mailto:davea at>>> wrote:
>>    [snip]
>>           Incidentally, good naming would help to make the code easier to
>>           debug.  This finalTrees and trees variables don't look to me
>> like
>>           you intended them to be trees at all, but lists of
>>        tab-indented data.
>>        No kidding. Many people have commented on my poor choices of
>>        names. That's one of the things on my agenda to change (with
>>        some tools that I understand are out there) once I get this
>>        program finished and working for clients.
>>    Your clients will get it _with_ its faults? You'll fix it with some
>>    tools that you _understand_ are out there, ie you haven't looked
>>    for/found them yet? Yikes! :-)
>> How many espressos do you drink a day? Do you mainline the stuff? Relax,
>> dude. Rome wasn't made in a day. I'll get there. Chill out, dude.
>>  Programming is about attention to detail. It's not like poetry, with its
> "poetic licence". Has a mistake in poetry ever caused a rocket to fail
> (Ariane 5, flight 501)? :-)

Heavens no! And thank goodness! Yes, as I like to say, "The devil is in the
details...and well employed in software development!" LOL!
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